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HORC Lab

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Human-Oriented Robotics and Control Lab

HORC Lab

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Human-Oriented Robotics and Control Lab

As robots have been increasingly receiving attention during the last decades, their efficient and safe interaction with humans is of utmost importance. The mission of the HORC Lab is to improve the quality of life by developing and controlling robotic devices that physically and cognitively interact and collaborate with humans. This interaction can be with devices that assist and augment human capabilities, as well as provide motor rehabilitation therapy to impaired individuals. In order to accomplish this, we have been focusing on dynamics, modeling and control of Human-Robot Interaction and Interfaces (HRI2) and on trying to answer important questions regarding the symbiosis of humans and robots in environments that involve physical and cognitive interaction.

Welcome to the HORC Lab

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December 2018: The largest indoor motion-captured drone space in the world is at ASU! Check out the ASU Drone Studio !


November 2018: Dr. Artemiadis has been appointed Graduate Program Chair of the new Master's Degree in Robotics and Autonomous Systems at ASU


August 2018: New NSF:NRI Collaborative project on "Anthropomorphic Robotic Ankle Prosthesis with Programmable Materials" funded by NSF.


May 2018: Dr. Artemiadis wins DOD DURIP award, along with another AFOSR award.


January 2018: Dr. Artemiadis chaired the 2018 SouthWest Robotics Symposium at ASU.


August 2017: Two NSF grants were awarded to Dr. Artemiadis as PI.


May 2017: Dr. Artemiadis has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, and received the Fulton Exemplar Faculty Award given to associate or full professors who have a combination of high research productivity, instructional load, student evaluations and doctoral student mentoring.


May 2017: Jeffrey Skidmore successfully defends his Ph.D and receives the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering PhD program for AY 2016-17.




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